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The Trotula

The Trotula

an English translation of the medieval compendium of women"s medicine

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s Health -- history,
  • History, Medieval,
  • Gynecology -- history,
  • History of Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-220) and index.

    Statementedited and translated by Monica H. Green.
    SeriesThe Middle Ages series
    ContributionsGreen, Monica Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG61 .T74 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21485069M
    ISBN 100812218086
    LC Control Number2001057397
    OCLC/WorldCa48466749


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The Trotula was the most influential compendium of women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe/5(11).

The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in by: The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe.

Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe.

La Trotula began circulating in Salerno, Italy in the 12th century. The fact that this manuscript comes from the 14th century is significant; the text was clearly important enough to be read and reproduced two centuries after its creation.

La Trotula is a book of medicine for females, marking it as quite The Trotula book unique text. "The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine furnishes students and scholars with an invaluable reference.

Backed by more than twenty years of scrupulous research and publication, as well as an insightful methodology, it also provides them with an object of inspiration. The Latin Trotula was edited for publication only once, in the sixteenth century, under the title The Unique Book of Trotula on the Treatment of the Diseases of Women Before, During, and After Birth, and the only modern translations available are based on this same Renaissance edition.

While these modern translations have had some utility in keeping alive the “Trotula question,” they have in another. Book. Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press. View. contents. View Citation. summary. The Trotula was the most influential compendium of women's medicine in medieval Europe.

Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then Cited by: A short biography of Trotula is given in this book.

It focuses on her work in gynecology and her remedies for contraception and abortion. Although it is an excellent book for a college student, I would not recommend this book for a younger reader because it is of an. Trotula Major on Gynecology, also known as Passionibus Mulierum Curandorum (The Diseases of Women), was a sixty-three chapter book first published in Latin in the 12th century; it is still regarded as the definitive sourcebook for pre-modern medical practices.

Book Description: The Trotulawas the most The Trotula book compendium of women's medicine in medieval rly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe.

A Latin text that gathered some of her therapies (and even recounted a cure she had performed) was incorporated into an ensemble of treatises on women's medicine that came to be known as the Trotula, "the little book [called] 'Trotula'." Gradually, readers became unaware that this was the work of three different authors.

The Trotula An English Translation of the Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine Edited and translated by Monica H.

Green. pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 9 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the Middle Ages Series. The Trotula was the most influential compendium of women's medicine in medieval Europe/5(2). Unique Book of Trotula on the Treatment of the Diseases of Women Before, Dur-ing, and After Birth,2 and the only modern translations available are based on this same Renaissance edition.3 While these modern translations have had someutilityinkeepingalivethe‘‘Trotulaquestion,’’theyhaveinanothersense.

"This is the definitive Trotula, a new edition of which will not be necessary This book will be useful to historians of medicine, of women's studies, of medieval culture, and of southern Italy, and to graduate, and even undergraduate students interested in grappling with the actual practice of medieval medicine."—The Medieval Review.

The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. The Trotula is thought to be one of the first medical texts specifically for the treatment of women.

This work is a compilation of three works: Book On the Conditions of Women, On Treatments for Women, and On Women’s Cosmetics. Despite the fact that The Trotula is known as being one compendium, it originally circulated throughout Europe as three separate books written by numerous anonymous male authors, except for the second book which is believed to be written by Trota.

The Trotula was the most influential compendium of women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe.5/5(1).

Book Description: The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe.

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In my previous post I'd been busy reading The Trotula and giving examples of the cosmetic recipes available within its pages. However, there is more to the The Trotula than cosmetic recipes: The Trotula is composed of three independent works by three different authors, although all probably writing in the area of Salerno in the twelfth century.

On the Conditions of Women and On. The Wellcome Library’s MS. contains that last text, in version 2: ‘Here begins the book of Trotula on the secrets of women’. As in MS.the scribe of this early 15th-century manuscript seems to understand ‘Trotula’ as an author’s name.

Her stature as an authority on women’s nature was surely seen positively, as in the. The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Green here presents the first modern English translation of the so-called standardized Trotula ensemble, a composite form of the texts that was produced in the mid-thirteenth century and.

Trotula’s Book: Practica Secundum Trotam. Remains of Roman era aqueduct in Salerno. It was not until that a work definitively attributable to Trotula was discovered by John F. Benton in a library in Madrid. This work, as suggested by its title, is. The Trotula ensemble of manuscripts. The set of texts that became known as the Trotula in later medieval Europe has a rather complex history.

For a long time, it had been debated whether the author to which the work was ascribed, Trocta or Trota of Salerno, even existed. 2) “Trotula,” while not the name of a woman, is the documented name of a group of texts on women’s medicine that came out of 12th-century southern Italy, most probably Salerno.

“Trotula,” therefore, should be understood as a title which refers to the three texts in this group: i. Book on the Conditions of Women (Liber de sinthomatibus.

Trotula was the earliest woman physician to write an influential medical work, De Mulierum Passionibus (Of the diseases of women). This book, traditionally attributed to her, may have been a later compilation of her work; it was regarded as an authoritative text in Italy up to the sixteenth century.

The Trotula differed from the earlier Canon of Medicine by. its sympathetic tone towards health issues of women. The flamboyant version of Gothic architecture known as the Radiant style is best exemplified by.

the royal chapel of Sainte-Chapelle. The Trotula differed from the earlier Canon of Medicine by. the royal chapel of Sainte-Chapelle. A type of prayer book that usually begins with an illustrated calendar, followed by pages of short prayers to be recited at designated time, is called a.

Book of hours. The Trotula is one of the best sources of information about 'conditions' for women in the middle ages. It is thought by historians that The Trotula originated during the eleventh and twelfth centuries in Salerno, Italy.

Salerno was the leading centre for medical learning in medieval Europe. This book will be useful to historians of medicine, of women's studies, of medieval culture, and of southern Italy, and to graduate, and even undergraduate students interested in grappling with the actual practice of medieval medicine."- Medieval Review, " This is the definitive Trotula, a new edition of which will not be necessary.

Book on the Conditions of Women was published in The Trotula on page The Trotula is the group of texts about women’s medicine ascribed to the historical Trota. You can read more about this distinction here. For lots of scholarly sources on Trota, visit Monica Green’s site. This document created by Dr.

Green has many sources too. Who What is Trotula. Get this from a library. The Trotula: a medieval compendium of women's medicine. [Trotula.; Monica H Green] -- Betr. Handschrift MS D II, 17 der Universitätsbibliothek Basel.

The Trotula exists today in some different manuscripts spread over four centuries, indicating that it was one of the most widely distributed medical texts of the Middle Ages, its original Latin eventually translated into Dutch, German, and French.

For issues relating to gynecology, it was simply the reference work to have. Though it was Trota’s most influential book, it was far from her. Trota of SalernoTrota of Salerno (c. 11th century)—also known as Trotula, Trocta, Trot, Troto, Trotta, Trocula, Truta, and Trutella—was most probably a female physician, obstetrician, and gynecologist who lived in eleventh-century Salerno, a city on the Italian peninsula just south of Naples.

Source for information on Trota of Salerno: Encyclopedia of World Biography dictionary. You can download The Trotula: An English Translation of the Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine in pdf format.

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